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06/12/19 State v. Larry Pulcine – Guilty Verdicts after Jury Trial

Larry Pulcine, 36, of Duncansville, Pennsylvania, was found guilty of the October 10, 2016, murder of Ivan Scott Strayer II, Gallitzin, Pennsylvania. A Cumberland County jury returned the verdict Wednesday morning after deliberating a little more than two and a half hours. Deliberations began late Tuesday afternoon after closing arguments. The jury found Pulcine guilty read more »

05/02/19 Conviction after Jury Trial – STATE V. DONALD SCURRY AND CHARLES CLARK

Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae announces: On May 1, 2019, Donald Scurry of Bridgeton, was found guilty by a Cumberland County Jury of the following offenses: Murder, 1st degree; Possession of a Firearm for an Unlawful Purpose, 2nd degree; Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, 2nd degree; Hindering His Own Apprehension, 3rd degree; and Possession of a Firearm read more »

04/26/2019 CCPO to co-host a Hometown Security Event with the Greater Vineland Chamber of Commerce

The CCPO is collaborating with the Greater Vineland Chamber of Commerce and the NJ Department of Homeland Security to conduct a Hometown Security Seminar. This program is targeted towards the business community. We will be discussing topics such as protective measures to make businesses more secure, identifying and reporting suspicious activity and cybersecurity. The event read more »

04/05/2019 PROSECUTOR WEBB-MCRAE CALLS FOR APPLICATIONS TO SUPPORT PROGRAMS TO REDUCE GANG INVOLVEMENT AND GUN VIOLENCE IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY (AS PART OF THE CC THRIVE INITIATIVE)

Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae has issued a request for proposals through the CC THRIVE initiative (a comprehensive gang and gun violence reduction initiative in Cumberland County focused on youth aged 10-25 in Bridgeton, Millville, and Vineland) for the following programs: Credible Messenger Program –This program focuses on working directly with youth and young adults to reduce read more »

04/01/2019 – 19 Volunteers Trained to Combat Youth Gang Violence in Cumberland County

On March 26, 2019, Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae, members of the New Jersey Juvenile Justice Commission Anti-Gang Unit, Bridgeton City Mayor Albert Kelly and representatives of the Bridgeton, Millville and Vineland Housing Authorities came out to congratulate volunteers who came together to combat gang and gun violence by improving young people’s ability to make read more »

04/01/19 – CUMBERLAND COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT TO PARTICIPATE IN DEA TAKE BACK DAY

Year after year the majority of misused and abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends, including someone else’s medication being stolen from the home medicine cabinet. Rates of prescription drug abuse in the U.S. are alarmingly high, as are the number of accidental poisonings and overdoses due to these drugs. On Saturday, April read more »

03/25/19 – State v. Gladys Lugardo-Hemple

Defendant Gladys Lugardo-Hemple, age 71, of Smith Street, Bridgeton, was charged by way of the attached Accusation with Theft By Deception-Third Degree; Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition of Property Received-Third Degree; Misapplication of Entrusted Property and Property of Government or Financial Institution-Third Degree; and, Theft by Unlawful Taking or Disposition-Third Degree. The Accusation read more »

02-27-2019 CCPO is seeking Peer Mentors for its Veteran’s Diversion Program

The Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office has instituted a Veterans Diversion Program (VDP).  This program is designed to assist individuals who have served in the U.S. Military and now have come into contact with the criminal justice system.  If an individual is accepted into this program and successfully completes the program, it is possible for the read more »

02-26-2019 CCPO to co-host 14th Annual Crime Victim’s Rights Week program on 4/8/19

Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae is pleased to announce the 14th Annual Crime Victim’s Rights Week Conference to be held on Monday, April 8, 2019 at the Wildwood Convention Center from 8:00 – 12:00 pm.  The program is being co-hosted by the Cape May and Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Offices. The Keynote Speaker will be Teresa Fidelis Lancaster, read more »

02/09/2019 STATE V. NAKIRA M. GRINER, HOMICIDE CHARGES FILED

At approximately 6:36pm on February 8, 2019, Nakira M. Griner, age 24 of Bridgeton, reported to Bridgeton City Police Department that her child, Daniel Griner Jr., 23 months, was abducted.   A search was initiated by the Child Abduction Response Team and assisted by investigators of the Bridgeton Police Department, Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office, New Jersey read more »

02-07-2019 CCPO TO OFFER GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP SERVICES TO ADULTS WHO HAVE LOST A LOVED ONE TO VIOLENT CRIME IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY

Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae is pleased to announce The Grief Recovery Method® Grief Support Group facilitated by Rita Carr-Volpe & Lorena Diaz, Certified Grief Recovery Specialists® to begin March 5th & 6th, 2019. This support group will run for 8 consecutive weeks and is free to Cumberland County adult residents who have lost a loved one read more »

02/01/19 – State v. Ricardo Carrillo-Santiago – Guilty Verdict After Trial

Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae announces a guilty verdict after trial in the above-referenced matter. On January 31, 2019, Ricardo Carrillo-Santiago of Millville, was found guilty by a Cumberland County Jury of the following offenses:   Murder, 1st degree, 2 Counts, both with Aggravating Factors Unlawful Disposal of Human Remains, 2nd degree, 2 Counts   On December read more »

1/28/19 – Body Worn Cameras in 1/12/19 Officer Involved Use of Force involving Serious Bodily Injury (Vineland Police Department) Released to Media Outlets pursuant to NJ Attorney General Directive 2018-01

Pursuant to the request of several media outlets pursuant to the Open Public Records Act, the body worn camera footage in the Officer Involved Use of Force Involving Serious Bodily Injury arising out of a 1/12/19 incident involving the Vineland Police Department were released today.  They can be accessed at the following links: https://www.dropbox.com/s/nm9hvet4c25wjfg/BWC1.mp4?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/23x0ozhulqye846/BWC2.mp4?dl=0 read more »

01/14/19 Officer Involved Use of Force Incident (01/12/19 – Vineland Police Department) being investigated by CCPO

Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae announces: On 1/12/19 approximately 4:23 pm, Vineland Police Department Officer #1 responded to a domestic incident in the parking lot of the Inspira Medical Center located in Vineland, New Jersey.  Officer #1 approached a male subject who was intoxicated.  Subject took a step toward a female and a security officer with clenched read more »

12/4/18 – CCPO seeks Volunteer Veteran Mentors for its’ Veteran’s Diversionary Program

CUMBERLAND COUNTY PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE SEEKS VOLUNTEER VETERAN MENTORS FOR ITS’ VETERAN’S DIVERSION PROGRAM The Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office has instituted a Veterans Diversion Program (VDP).  This program is designed to assist individuals who have served in the U.S. Military and now have come into contact with the criminal justice system.  If an individual is accepted into read more »